Listric Thrust Faulting in the Laramide Front of North-Central New Mexico Guided by Precambrian Basement Structures

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Maria Beatrice Magnani1,
  2. Alan Levander1,
  3. Eric A. Erslev2,
  4. Nicole Bolay-Koenig2 and
  5. Karl E. Karlstrom3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM17

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

How to Cite

Magnani, M. B., Levander, A., Erslev, E. A., Bolay-Koenig, N. and Karlstrom, K. E. (2005) Listric Thrust Faulting in the Laramide Front of North-Central New Mexico Guided by Precambrian Basement Structures, in The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics (eds K. E. Kalstrom and G. R. Keller), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/154GM17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

  3. 3

    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904191

Online ISBN: 9781118666326

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Keywords:

  • Orogeny-Rocky Mountains;
  • Geology, Structural—Rocky Mountains;
  • Geophysics—Rocky Mountains;
  • Core-mantle boundary

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Seismic Data and Interpretation

  • Restoration of Laramide Structures

  • Discussion and Conclusions